Óin – Sea of Núrnen – The Third Age -. Durin’s Tower was a dwarvish tower that stood on the peak of Zirakzigil above. 6 days ago “Greatest of all the mansions of the Dwarves was Khazad-dûm, the Dwarrowdelf, Hadhodrond in the Elvish tongue, that was afterwards in the.

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Its attacks consist mainly of tentacle attacks and “Reeking Spout”, a gust of foul breath and slime that deals significant damage to the whole party. The monster – a Balrog of Morgothas was later known – lurked alone in Moria for nearly five hundred years. In the game adaptation of the novel, the Watcher is depicted as a Nessie-like creature with many arms. He led a group of Dwarves from Lonely Mountain to Moria, and successfully eviscerated a considerable amount of Orcs, taking many of the eastern halls and recovering priceless ancestral treasures such as Durin’s Axe.

The Fellowship of the Ring. After a brief but fierce battle, Berethor’s company is able to anger the Watcher enough to clear the way for them to enter Moria. Sam slashed at the tentacles that were grabbing his friend, managed to injure the monster and it released the hobbit.

They stand tall in our dreams. The wounded Azog was then dragged back into Moria by his subordinates, and Thorin rallied the remaining dwarves, including BalinDwalinDoriBifurand Oinagainst the remaining orcs and won a pyrrhic victory, defeating the Orcs but losing too many Dwarves to pursue them into Moria and reclaim it.

Celebrimbor o Eregion teithant i thiw hin: This differs from the novel, in which it was Boromir who disturbed the water by throwing a stone. He came upon the valley Azanulbizar beneath the mountains. It catches Frodo and lifts him in the air, despite Samwise Gamgee ‘s attempts to defend him.


Soon afterwards, Sauron directed his creatures there, and Moria began to fill with Orcs and Trolls from Mordor. The stone broke and fell, taking the Balrog with it into the abyss, but the thongs of its whip khaza Gandalf about his knees, and he too plummeted sum the Balrog into the depths of the mountain.

Watcher in the Water

Sign In Don’t have an account? In one of the playable dungeons known as instances you may kill the watcher, which gives one of the rarest and infamous trophies. The Lord of the Rings Online: After Gandalf opened the gates and the Fellowship moved towards the entrance, the Watcher attacked Frodo, using its many long tentacles to grab hold of his legs. The Watcher drops Frodo when it is injured and he is caught by Boromir.

It is also noted that the killing of the watcher was never confirmed in the books.

Thousands of Dwarves were slain in the battle, and Moria would not be occupied. Legolas shoots the Watcher in the eye as the Fellowship of the Ring retreats khazac the Mines of Moria. The Bridge was located nearby the East-gate of Moria, fifty feet long, narrow with no railing, and curved slightly upward at the center. This article is about the bridge itself. The inscription read, Im Narvi hain echant.

This page was last modified on 25 Decemberat As it fell, the Balrog snagged Gandalf’s leg with its whip of thongs and pulled him after it, sending them both plunging into the abyss spanned by the bridge. This saved Gandalf’s friends’ lives as they carried on out of Moria into Dimrill Dale.


All of these places became revered amongst Durin’s people in later days. The Watcher was thought to have emerged from beneath Moria, being described by Gandalf as “older, fouler” than Orcs.

Bridge of Khazad-dûm

They also began to worship the Balrog as their deity. After completing Book I you may enter Moria. Sourceless Articles needing citation Sindarin locations Moria Cities, towns and villages.

Sign In Don’t have an account? Before entering Moria, the prologue has the player at the walls of Moria. It raised its whip, and the thongs whined and cracked.

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Moria is depicted in the video games The Lord of the Rings: It was known for being the ancient realm of the Dwarves of Durin’s Folk. Page Talk Edit History. They entered through the western-gate near a lake with dark lhazad from which a tentacular monster emerged and attempted to kill Frodo. These levels lay duum flights of fifty or more stone steps, with seven hollowed out of the mountains above ground level, and many more subterranean levels—or ‘Deeps’—beneath the Great Gates at the head of the Dimrill Dale.

The Balrog stepped onto the Bridge, facing Gandalf, and the shadow about it reached out like two vast wings. Gandalf bravely confronted the creature and the two briefly dueled on the bridge before plunging together into the kazad below.

The rest of the Fellowship, who attempt to injure the many serpentine tentacles of the Watcher, save him.